Online Video Game Streaming, Esports and, IPR: A Sweeping Saga of Conflict

In the article, “Online Video Game Streaming, Esports, and IPR: A Sweeping Saga of Conflict,” the authors examine the loopholes in the Indian intellectual property domain pertaining to legal protection with respect to video game broadcasting. The focus is on safeguarding the rights of IP owners against the misuse of their creative works. They advocate a more stringent application of concepts such as novelty, fair dealing, and IP infringement to better regulate online game streaming. They also propose the development of a unique legal framework to address the growing concerns and legislative uncertainties, ensuring the interests of publishers, developers, and other relevant parties are protected.